Stories with the tag: Biomolecular Science
Understanding the structure of the proteins that make up electrically conducting nanowires in some bacteria could help fields as diverse as energy production, carbon recycling and computer miniaturization.
Release Date: 11/12/2013
An instrument that can aid early diagnosis and customized treatment of disease has been named one of the past year's 100 most significant scientific and technological products or advances.
Release Date: 7/8/2013
A new study in PLOS ONE that examined food poisoning infection as-it-happens in mice revealed harmful bacteria take over beneficial bacteria within the gut amid previously unseen changes to the gut environment.
Release Date: 6/26/2013
With the full name Salmonella enterica enterica, serovar Typhimurium, these colonies of bacteria throw a switch in stressful growing conditions.
Release Date: 5/27/2013
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have found that their mass spectrometry-based technique, called PRISM, performed as accurately as standard clinical tests known as ELISAs. The technique should be able to speed up development of protein-specific diagnostic tests and treatment.
Release Date: 9/3/2012
The sugar O-GlcNAc is involved in regulating how proteins within nerve cells such as this one function. A new study expands the number of proteins subject to this regulation.
Release Date: 4/16/2012
New research points to two important roles for bacteria that live in the underground fungal gardens of leafcutter ants: the bacteria both help decompose leaves that ants bring to the gardens and play a major role in turning those leaves into nutrients for both ants and the fungi.
Release Date: 3/1/2012
PNNL has won a Federal Laboratory Consortium award for transferring a technology that helps to improve research sample analysis.
Release Date: 1/25/2012
PNNL researchers are exploring how proteins and biomarkers could help diagnose breast cancer earlier.
Release Date: 10/28/2011